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Doctor insights on: How To Identify Healthy Unhealthy Foods

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How to substitute unhealthy foods i love with healthy foods?

How to substitute unhealthy foods i love with healthy foods?

Healthy choices.: If you check out this site - it will provide a number of blogs for this purpose. http://fitbottomedgirls.com/2012/06/the-best-healthy-food-blogs-weve-found-thus-far/. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to maintain a healthy diet?

How to maintain a healthy diet?

Fats, carbs, and: protein needed at each meal. See your doc or a nutritionist for a safe and healthy food plan. You can also get your nutritional status measured w/a lab test from Spectracell.com lab. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to manage a healthy diet?

How to manage a healthy diet?

Learn about it - do: it. Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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What are some healthy foods to eat to promote a positive lifestyle?

Aim for at least 5: Servings of vegetables and at least 4 servings of fruit per day. Make it a goal to eat fresh, organic produce of varied colors. All of these different colored foods carry varied enzymes. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is it to eat spicy foods?

How unhealthy is it to eat spicy foods?

Tolerance/Habit: It is not harmful if you have grown up eating spicy food which is in some cultures, like indian, other asian like thiland, srilanka ad many others for those who are not used to it, it may be too much and may cause gastrointestinal symptoms like heartburn, cramps, diarrhea , burning when passing stools and hemorroids. ...Read more

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How to eat a healthy vegan diet?

How to eat a healthy vegan diet?

Less processed food: You may have an unhealthy vegan diet if you add too many processed foods. Granted , they may be better than non vegan choices. Using whole foods whenever possible is a good start. ...Read more

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How to diet when addicted to food?

How to diet when addicted to food?

With help: Contact your doctor or health plan for a recommendation of social worker, nutritionist, psychologist that specialize in treating eating disorders.. There are over eaters anonymous organizations too. Addiction is complicated especially when it is paired with a basic necessity of life. ...Read more

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What are tips to establish healthy eating habits?

What are tips to establish healthy eating habits?

Take the first step: Limit carbs and minimize the intake of red meat, increase dietary protein, reduce the use of salt, no sodas diet or regular and get to the gym. In the gym do cardio 3x a week and strength training 3-4 times a week. It you can afford it, a personal trainer can help at least get you started with how to train. ...Read more

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How to get a bland meat eater to eat healthier?

How to get a bland meat eater to eat healthier?

Just do it!: If you are the predominant food preparer, find some fun cookbooks that incorporate fiber sources with meat products; buy leaner cuts of meat, and start introducing fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in forms your husband will consider eating. You can't force him to eat healthy, but you can certainly stop buying junk foods, cutting his portion sizes, and encourage him to make better choices. ...Read more

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How to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

How to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Many factors.: Focus on: 1. Improving your diet. 2. An exercise program. 3. Stress reduction. 4. Avoidance of toxins such as nicotine, drugs, and excessive alcohol. 5. Associated with people with similar/positive outlooks. 6. Ample rest/sleep/recreation time. Seek professional help in any of the above areas as needed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Any good way to stay motivated to eat healthy and lose weight?

Any good way to stay motivated to eat healthy and lose weight?

I enjoy juicing: If you have a blender- and fresh fruit/greens- you can make your own smoothy- with the summer ending and fresh veggies coming in and out of season- a good blender- such as a ninja some ice and your veggies can be the meal between meals- providing you good nutrtional substitution and decreasing your needs for salts and sugars. Also- get into a healthier sleep cycle. ...Read more

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Trying to maintain a healthy vegetarian diet. How can I get more protein?

Trying to maintain a healthy vegetarian diet. How can I get more  protein?

Dairy,eggs,nuts,seed: Many vegetarian food are excellent sources of protein. Soybeans & hemp seeds have more protein content than meat. Eggs are a superb source of protein. Dairy has protein, as do nuts, seeds and beans. It is especially wise to seek organic sources of soy to avoid gmo soy, and organic dairy and eggs, or else it will be from animals fed gmo corn & soy, which are quite possibly hazardous to health! ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat junk food while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Is it okay to eat junk food while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

That is your choice.: Just remember that poor choices are additive, good choices are also additive. ...Read more

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How can you stick to a healthy eating style?

How can you stick to a healthy eating style?

Lifestyle: Healthy eating is a lifestyle that assists in your staying in shape. Diets do not work long term so that one must learn to be selective and choose foods lower in fat and those not processed. There is no one style of eating but what is common to all good eating programs is moderation in food consumption and eating foods that are not fatty, fried or overly breaded. Choose well and you will be well. ...Read more

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How to make yourself keep a healthy diet?

How to make yourself keep a healthy diet?

Small changes: small changes over time that are easy to follow. A fruit a day is a good starting point. Make sure every day to have at least one fruit. Also at least a serving of fresh vegetables. Make it a goal, document it, keep a log, see the results and feel good and increase your diet of healthy foods over time. Keep logging and reward yourself for a job well done. ...Read more

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Food to eat for fast bone healing? And foods to avoid?

Food to eat for fast bone healing? And foods to avoid?

No magic: Plenty of protein, enough vitamin d, vitamin c, zinc and calcium. Generally, a prudent & healthy diet as you'd do well to follow at all times. A cheap daily vitamin-and-mineral supplement might be in order as you recover from injury. You'd get the idea from the internet that food choice is the key to medical treatment -- it's not. ...Read more

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Good calorie food to eat which food is best please?

Good calorie food to eat which food is best please?

Calorie foods: Nuts, bananas, peanut butter, pure fruit juice, yogurts, salad dressings, pasta, breakfast cereals, butter. Try these to start. ...Read more

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What's best food to eat to avoid gout?

What's best food to eat to avoid gout?

Low purines: Google low purine or gout diet to see the foods low in purines to eat and those high in purines to avoid. Purines are important in making uric acid, the cause for gout. If you do not secrete enough uric acid or over porduce uric acid, you may come down with an acute gout attack. Force fluids, always. Stay well hydrated and follw this diet as best you can. Follow with pcp/ with rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How to substitute unhealthy foods i love with healthy foods?

Healthy choices.: If you check out this site - it will provide a number of blogs for this purpose. http://fitbottomedgirls.com/2012/06/the-best-healthy-food-blogs-weve-found-thus-far/. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

Cost of food.: One of our big societal nutritional problems is that fast food (unhealthy) is generally less expensive than healthy foods. A healthy society would need inexpensive healthy options. ...Read more

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What is the cost of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods?

What is the cost of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods?

Cost of foods: You die earlier with unhealthy foods. And you spend more of your life suffering from cardiovascular disease before you die. The choice is up to you. ...Read more

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What are some facts about the bodily impacts of healthy food and unhealthy food?

What are some facts about the bodily impacts of healthy food and unhealthy food?

Actually variable: In the short run, often caloric intake independent of food "quality" dominates. As many short term unhealthy diets(google 30 day twinkie diet), if calorically restricted can improve health metrics like blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. But in the long run unhealthy food can lead to inflammation, poor cholesterol panels, micronutrient deficiencies and many other life threatening issues ...Read more

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How healthy or unhealthy is it to pan-fry food together with different types of oil?

How healthy or unhealthy is it to pan-fry food together with different types of oil?

Panfrying ur health!: Pan frying is not much better than deep frying. All oils when heated for frying are bad for ur hralth. Try steaming ur vegetables and then saute in minimal oil. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to eat junk food if i'm trying to gain weight? Will it affect my health?

Is it unhealthy to eat junk food if i'm trying to gain weight? Will it affect my health?

Yes & Yes.: Yes. The reason is that many of these foods are high in calories, high in simple sugars & high in saturated fat. Processed foods also tend to have a high salt content. Junk food usually has lower nutritional value than healthy foods. You know the old adage: junk in - junk out. The junk is the outcome for your body. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a food that people claimed was healthy but turned out to be unhealthy?

Docs can you explain what is a food that people claimed was healthy but turned out to be unhealthy?

Healthy??: Unique question but the history of vilifying saturated fats in the 80's and subsequent replacement of hydrogenated fats as a "healthy alternative" to me seems to come to mind. Removal of real fat for altered fats in our diet have drastically effected our health. Check out the link http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/fatsandoils/fats101/a-history-of-trans-fat_ucm_301463_article.Jsp. ...Read more

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What kinds of things (foods, activities, etc, ) are healthy and unhealthy for your eyes?

What kinds of things (foods, activities, etc, ) are healthy and unhealthy for your eyes?

Anti-oxidants: Certain foods, mostly fruits(bilberry, blue berry, black berry, strawberry, and pomegranates) have the highest level. Other healthy nutrients include zinc, lute in, omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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How can you mentally sort food as either healthy or unhealthy?

Can be complicated: But in general things that are colorful without artificial coloring, like fruits and vegetables, are considered healthy. When choosing grains, look for "whole" grain options that are also high in fiber. Things that you prepare fresh are in general better than things that come out of boxes(particularly preprepared.) ...Read more

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How healthy do I have to eat, is it recommended that I should completely cut off from moderate to unhealthy foods to get a six pack?

How healthy do I have to eat, is it recommended that I should completely cut off from moderate to unhealthy foods to get a six pack?

Certainly wont hurt: To get a good 6 pack you may have to get body fat pretty low a very nutritious diet with aerobic excercize then lifting and crunches as well as back excercizes to define your pack.... Lots of hard work. ...Read more

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Can orthorexia have serious long-term effects on me if I continue to only eat foods I deem healthy and refuse to eat anything "unhealthy?"

Can orthorexia have serious long-term effects on me if I continue to only eat foods I deem healthy and refuse to eat anything "unhealthy?"

Orthorexia is a: problem, thus it has a diagnostic name. An obsession w/healthy food can develop into full blown Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. When your food choices cause difficulty in functioning or comfort level that is a red flag that you have crossed over into something unhealthy, the very thing you were trying to avoid. A nutritionist can be a good person to see, someone to be accountable to.Peace&health ...Read more

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How can I avoid craving for unhealthy foods? I want to eat right, but i work a lot and don't have time to fix healthy foods. Everything is fast food.

Healthy fats/protein: If you start your day with the food that your body needs you are less likely to have cravings. The worst thing to do is to start with sugar and caffeine. Those send your body on a roller coaster - you feel energetic right afterwards but then your energy drops and you start looking for more sugar to boost your energy. If you start with protein and fats your blood sugar won't spike. ...Read more

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Is dairy essential for a healthy diet? I enjoy foods like cheese but tend to think of them as unhealthy.

Is dairy essential for a healthy diet? I enjoy foods like cheese but tend to think of them as unhealthy.

Not necessarily: There is no consensus on this and research studies show conflicting results. I believe cow's milk is the perfect food for baby cows but not for adult humans! if you do drink milk i strongly advise choosing rbgh-free milk & ideally organic milk. To see the pros & cons of this issue see http://milk.Procon.Org/view.Resource.Php?Resourceid=000656. ...Read more

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Is it okay to indulge in unhealthy foods once a week? I exercise 5 days a week and eat healthy almost every day.

Is it okay to indulge in unhealthy foods once a week? I exercise 5 days a week and eat healthy almost every day.

Yes: First of all you should not have forbidden foods as that will lead to resentment and can backfire. However, you can undermine your healthy choices with serious backsliding. So if you are careful you can indulge in a few unhealthy foods like a donut or ice cream or chips once in awhile and be fine. Following moderation is best. ...Read more

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After eating fatty unhealthy food, how can I cleanse my body of all the unhealthy food and start all over fresh to put healthy food in my body?

Does'n work that way: Our body is an amazing biochemical machine but it does not work the same way as in your car engine. Therefore, we cannot just flush out the toxins or bad things in one shot like car mechanics do on car engine. Despite a lot of claims by several OTC medications, those cleansing methods are myths and not scientifically found. Try to eat healthy and live healthy consistently is the best way. ...Read more

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What is the food that is unhealthy and I should avoid to stay healthy and avoid heart attack?

What is the food that is unhealthy and I should avoid to stay healthy and avoid heart attack?

Mainly fatty foods: Recent studies have shown that. Animal based foods are the ones implicated in heart disease. That is why many people became vegan. I would suggest moderation in eating meat. Dairy . More exercise. Avoid. Alcohol and smoking. Sleeping. Good. . Those all things help and maintain good health. ...Read more

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